fakie


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fa·kie

or fa·key  (fă′kē)
adv. & adj. Sports
In sports such as skateboarding or snowboarding, riding with the foot one usually has forward placed to the rear: rode fakie down the rest of the hill; a fakie trick.

[fake (perhaps because a maneuver performed while riding fakie can be seen as a fake version of a maneuver performed in normal stance or can seem more novel or difficult than it actually is) + -ie.]
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He pinches the 5-0 and hops out right away, scooping into a balanced fakie 5-0 reminiscent of Marc Johnson's beautiful frontside 5-0 backside 180 to fakie nosegrind in Fully Flared (also a great combo).
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Cardiel broke in the block on top with a 50-50, Tim McKenney lipslid it, Tim Upson went over a bench with a heelflip, so did Dan Drehobl with a blind-side ollie, Dennis put his signature Busenitz on it for sure and no denying the smooth stylish tailslide fakie that Phil Shao handed it.